Monthly Archives: September 2005

Cilantro-Cucumber Salsa stuffed Tomatoes

  1/2 cucumber, peeled, halved, lengthwise, seeded, chopped into small pieces1/2 yellow or orange bell pepper, seeded and cut into small pices 3 Tablespoons chopped shallot or red onion1 Tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro (fresh coriander) plus sprigs for garnish1 Tablespoon … Continue reading

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Cheese

I love cheese. I loved it so much I worked at Hickory Farms in college. I even worked over a christmas at a kiosk when I was in my late twenties.  The stores I worked at had good stuff. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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More low cost wines

  Drop Dead RedKestrel Vintners Prosser WA http://www.kestrelwines.com/ 3rd edition – liked it This was an under $10 wine we picked up at Costco. The bottle has graphics of beautiful redheads in red dresses. There is no year vintage on … Continue reading

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Drying Tomatos

With all of the tomatos we grew this year (and are still harvesting!) I dry and freeze tomatos to use throughout the winter.   So here is the recipe I use:   Cherry tomatoes Salt Powdered Sugar Pepper Olive Oil … Continue reading

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Green Chili – version 2

1 large onion2 cloves garlic3 T butter2 t cumin1 t oregono10 sprigs fresh cilantro2 anaheims4 anchos5 jalapenoschicken – 1 breast plus3 c chicken gravy1/2 lemon juice1 cup chicken broth1/2 c tomato sauce   Roast and peal peppers. Freeze if ahead … Continue reading

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Dine for America

  October 5th is the night for diners across the nation to participate in Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. With "Dine for America," sponsored by the National Restaurant Association, participating restaurants will donate a portion of dinner sales.   More information … Continue reading

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Low Cost Wines

Finding a good $30 is easy to do, though there are bad $30 wines, so price can’t always be the determining factor. Though I love some higher dollar wines, I am always on the lookout for a great deal. Currently … Continue reading

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